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Risk assessment and decision making

Middleton, W., Clyne, A. and Harris, P.R. (1999) Risk assessment and decision making. In: Messer, D. and Jones, F., (eds.) Psychology and Social Care. Jessica Kingsley Publishers , London , pp. 84-99. ISBN 9781853027628

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Abstract

Psychology and Social Care: Designed as an introduction to psychology for social professionals, this comprehensive textbook should be of use to both students and practitioners. It identifies central developments in psychology which underlie current patterns of need in the social care sectors. The areas covered relate to the knowledge, skills and values defined by CCETSW (Central Council for the Education and Training of Social Workers), and include: the wider pyschological context of social care work - organizational and multicultural settings; work with clients - working with groups, assessing risk, and working with prejudice and discrimination; children and young people - separation, child abuse and neglect, physical and learning disability, and adolescence and society; and specific issues - mental health, addiction, HIV infection, dementia, and criminality and bereavement.

Item Type: Book Section
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > Department of Psychology (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Miss Anthea Tucker
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2009 09:35
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2009 09:35
Status: Published
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9995

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